Dr. Fred Scheller '43, MA '54

Beloved Professor, Alumnus, Passes Away

As we were going to press, we learned the very sad news that Professor Emeritus Dr. Fred Scheller '43, MA '54 had passed away. Scheller was instrumental in building the quality of the speech team, was an early student recruiter in Hawai'i and co-founder of the lu'au. He was a positive force on campus for years, his stories delivered in that trademark, sonorous voice.

For more on Fred, see University mourns the passing of Dr. Fred Scheller ('43, MA '54).

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In this Issue

The Aloha Connection

Feature Video

by Bobbie Hasselbring

Aunty Edna


by LeeAnn Kriegh '94

Cawein Gallery: 50th Anniversary Lu'au Exhibit

Web Exclusive

Photographer Reese Moriyama '10

The Inauguration of Dr. Lesley Hallick

Feature Video

by Steve Dodge

Service Learning on the Gold Coast

Extra Photos

By Joy Agner '06

A Nest for Art

Photo Gallery

By Steve Dodge

Online Exclusives

Earth Day at Pacific's Early Learning Community

Web Exclusive

By Jessica Cornwell '10

Hawai'i and the 2010 Census

Web Exclusive

a blog by Benson Medina '76


From the Editor

Dear Readers: Changes Afoot

Readers of this magazine have hopefully noticed over the past several years that things are changing at the old school. Buildings have sprouted like mushrooms in the Oregon rain, there are more students, faculty, staff—and lines at the Boxer Bistro in the University Center. Also, despite the economy, there is a sense of accomplishment, momentum and anticipation that more progress is on the horizon.

It’s all been quite exciting but extremely challenging in the Marsh Hall cubes where Pacific magazine is created. Sometimes I have to shout in mock frustration on the ever-continuing strivings of the campus community: “Will you people quit accomplishing things for a while?!” With program and campus growth has come many other priorities for our team... Read more >>